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Mona Lisa painting is deteriorating quickly

...panel on which the Mona Lisa is painted in oil has changed shape since conservation experts last evaluated it, the Louvre Museum said. Leonardo's masterwork - now nearly 500 years old - is inspected every one to two years. The Louvre said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/27/art_413559.shtml
Arts
Treasures of Paris await budget-conscious traveler

...Paris has just the answer with the Tuileries gardens ? sitting tranquilly in the heart of the capital between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde. Looking down the Champs Elysees and onto the Arc de Triomphe, the 400-year-old gardens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2012-11-08/treasures-paris-await-bu
'Da Vinci Code' to launch lineup at Cannes

...Like the novel, the movie is set largely in France: The story line opens with the murder of the curator of the Louvre Museum in Paris. Early this month, the Louvre said the movie's producers were trying to decide between the museum and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/24/mov_49341.shtml
Movies
The Mona Lisa will to go under the microscope

...fragile. The oil sits on a half-inch poplar board that has undergone many nips and tucks over time. Last week, the Louvre Museum said warping was discovered during a recent routine check and announced a new study of the painting. The examinations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/art_414532.shtml
Arts
Museum is first of several Persian Gulf cultural jobs

...culture. Abu Dhabi will soon be home to satellites of New York City's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Paris's Louvre Museum. Dubai is planning to develop a local equivalent of New York City's famous Museum Mile, a stretch of Fifth Avenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/01/liv_509569.shtml
Life & style
Review: 'The Da Vinci Code'

...symbologist Robert Langdon and police cryptologist Sophie Neveu piece together clues left for them at a murder scene at the Louvre museum and at religious sites across Europe. They think things through; they draw from their experiences. They make mistakes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/19/mov_81965.shtml
Movies
A glimpse of 'Paradise'

...scores another high-profile success for the High Museum, which is in its first year of hosting collections from the Louvre Museum in Paris. In exchange for the three panels and other smaller sculptures from the doors' frame, the High paid about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/25/met_126011.shtml
Metro
TV Lookout: highlights for the week

...Da Vinci Code" tour through Europe. The "Today" anchor is scheduled to broadcast live on Tuesday from Paris' Louvre Museum - showcasing locations within the museum that play a significant role in the book - then, in following days, from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/14/tel_81090.shtml
Television
Aquarium's visitors spurs Atlanta travel boom

...m.; Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Adults, $15; seniors and students, $12; children 6-17, $10. Art from Louvre Museum to be displayed beginning October 2006. WORLD OF COCA-COLA: 55 Martin Luther King Jr., Drive; http://www...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/16/liv_74720.shtml
Life & style
French 'Da Vinci Code' chateau has real-life tangled past

...her rental fee for the chateau, but insisted it was "much cheaper" than the movie's other French location, the Louvre Museum - which has kept its fee strictly under wraps. Today, Decker has parlayed the chateau's newfound fame into a profitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/24/mov_82626.shtml
Movies